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Alex Hall

  • joined Oct 20, 2011
  • last login Aug 28, 2014
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Oakland A's fan since Day 1. Other sports don't really matter, except to pass the offseason faster.

Editor-In-Chief of Athletics Nation.

Bay Area folks, catch me hosting Brainstormer Pub Trivia at:
McGah's in Danville (Tue 8:00pm)
Redcoats in Pleasanton (Wed 7:30pm)
www.brainstormer.com

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Oakland Athletics
  • NBA Golden State Warriors
  • NFL San Francisco 49ers
  • NHL San Jose Sharks
User Blog

Athletics send 7 players to 2014 MLB All-Star Game

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Oakland has only one starter, third baseman Josh Donaldson, but the team will send more players to the game than it has since 1975.

Billy Beane goes all-in like we've never seen

196

The Athletics have gone for the gold in the past under Beane's management, but never to this extent.

Bleed Cubbie Blue discusses Samardzija and Hammel

29

Al Yellon of Bleed Cubbie Blue kindly introduces us to Oakland's two new pitchers, with some local perspective.

Athletics option pitcher Tommy Milone to Triple-A

117

We knew that someone would go down to make room in the rotation, and now we know who.

The All July 4 baseball team

19

A team filled with only the most patriotic names in MLB.

Blue Jays Series Preview: Q&A with Bluebird Banter

6

With the A's and Blue Jays squaring off for four games, I asked Tom Dakers of Bluebird Banter a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say!

Halfway point: Athletics Nation staff roundtable

45

The AN front-page crew sat down and answered five questions about the A's at the midpoint of the season.

Don't freak out about the Tigers' sweep

330

Did the A's lose to the Tigers, or to MLB's schedule-makers?

Trade Deadline: Valbuena, Bonifacio for 2B?

27

If the A's don't go for high-profile options like Ben Zobrist or Daniel Murphy at second base, then who else is out there?

Oakland Athletics Week 13 Review

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In which the A's become the best team in the National League as well.

All-Star voting: Cespedes passes Melky for 3rd OF

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There are now two Athletics in line for starting spots (Donaldson and Cespedes), with Derek Norris also leading all non-injured catchers at that position.

Tigers Series Preview: Q&A with Bless You Boys

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With the A's and Tigers squaring off for three games, I asked Rob Rogacki of Bless You Boys a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say!

Time to make Jim Johnson the A's long man

45

Jim Johnson's nightmare season is continuing, but he's shown signs of life recently as a multi-inning reliever. Is it time to make that his permanent role?

Marlins Series Preview: Q&A with Fish Stripes

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With the A's and Marlins squaring off for three games, I asked Scott Gelman of Fish Stripes a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say!

The quiet slump of Jed Lowrie

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The Athletics shortstop is hitting like ... well, like a shortstop. He's supposed to be better than that.

Mets Series Preview: Q&A with Amazin' Avenue

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With the A's and Mets squaring off for two games, I asked Steve Schreiber of Amazin' Avenue a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say!

Oakland Athletics Week 12 Review

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In which home field finally becomes an advantage.

I believe in Stephen Vogt

135

The Athletics' third-string catcher has become a first-rate super-sub.

All-Star voting: Norris passes McCann

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There is a real possibility that three Oakland Athletics could start in the 2014 All-Star Game.

Red Sox Series Preview: Q&A with Over The Monster

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With the A's and Red Sox squaring off for four games, I asked Ben Buchanan of Over The Monster a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say!

A changing of the guard in the American League?

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There are two new first place teams in the AL. Has the old guard passed the torch to some new contenders?

The meaning of Drew Pomeranz's disaster start

9

Pomeranz was terrible Monday night. That was pretty unusual for an Athletics starter.

Brad Mills and the value of one dollar

30

The A's got a new starting pitcher for $1 on Tuesday. What else can you get for one dollar these days?

Drew Pomeranz to D.L., Evan Scribner called up

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The Athletics left-hander has a fractured right hand. A broken Paw-meranz, if you will.

Rangers Series Preview: Q&A with Lone Star Ball

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With the A's and Rangers squaring off for three games, I asked Adam J Morris of Lone Star Ball a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say!

Oakland Athletics Week 11 Review

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In which the team shows that thunder doesn't only happen when it rains.

Athletics sign top two draft picks under slot

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Matt Chapman and Daniel Gossett are now part of the family. Oakland also signed picks No. 4, 8, 9, and 10.

Yankees Series Preview: Q&A with Pinstripe Alley

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With the A's and Yankees squaring off for three games, I asked Andrew Mearns a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say!

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